My name is Dr. Misook Heo, a faculty member at Duquesne University in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The purpose of this document is to request
your participation in a research study on identifying factors that
influence user retention in cultural heritage portals.
What is a cultural heritage portal? A cultural heritage portal is a
Web site that provides a single point of access to digital objects,
documents and other items with cultural significance. Users can
personalize their portal home page for quick access to important
search terms and their saved objects, by creating and using their own
The survey asks your perceptions about various characteristics of web
portals. Please visit my research site to access the survey: http://www.duq.edu/instructional-technology/portals
To enter the raffle to win an Apple iPad (White or Black color iPad2
Wi-Fi 16GB), click the “Enter the Apple iPad raffle” link at the end
of the survey and provide your email address. The “Enter the Apple
iPad raffle” page is separate from the survey and is not connected to
your survey responses, so your responses will still be anonymous.
Thank you for your participation.
Misook Heo, Ph.D.
Duquesne University email@example.com